“In my mind, it wasn’t supposed to happen like that — I wanted it to be a little more like the movies, where the white horse gallops up and all that stuff. But when Kristi said, ‘I don’t need this ring, I don’t need the piece of paper, I love you no matter what,’ she took the pressure off. She used reverse psychology on me, and it worked! … They swore I was the guy who would never, and it feels awesome.”
—Bret Michaels talks about finally proposing to Kristi Gibson, his on-and-off girlfriend for the past 16 years and the mother of his children, on the balcony of their house, in the season finale of “Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It.” I guess this means no more seasons of “Rock of Love”? [People] Keep reading »
It should come as no surprise that Grace Jones and Pee-wee Herman used to hang out. After all, they’re two of the strangest characters of the ’80s, so sure. Here, an uncharacteristically ebullient Grace sings “Little Drummer Boy” to Pee-wee, Chairy, Terry and the rest of the “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” gang. [YouTube
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Here’s one year-end list we’d never want to be on. The Boston Public Health Commission ranked the top 10 worst relationship songs released this year; songs were ranked by the unhealthy messages they sent listeners about relationships and violence against women. At the top of the list? Usher, whose tracks “Lil Freak” and “Hot Tottie” occupied the number one and two spots.
Songs are scored based on their portrayal of relationships, sex, manipulation and disrespect. Songs are ranked by a panel of 100 teens, who, said director Casey Corcoran, “see which ones endorse a healthy or unhealthy relationships.”
Songs were NOT scored based on the reputation of the artists themselves (which is why Usher tops the list and not Chris Brown). Check out the rest of the list after the jump. Keep reading »
It’s about time! MTV will air a special called “No Easy Decision” in which Markai Durham, a teen on the latest season of “16 And Pregnant,” has an abortion. As first reported by Crushable, Markai got pregnant by her boyfriend James shortly after giving birth to baby Za’karia and decided to end the pregnancy. The special will air on December 28.
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